Authors discuss what makes a ‘super course’

Image:  Ken Bain believes that the best new idea in education is not to find better ways to use technology. He believes in courses — "super courses," he calls them — that will transform the teaching and learning experience. With Marsha Marshall Bain, his longtime collaborator, he explores these courses in Super Courses: The Future […]

Tips to Improve Your Vocab Memory

Do any of these describe your relationship with vocabulary? I keep forgetting new words. I don’t like using lists, flashcards, etc. I feel like I’m not making progress because I don’t know enough words. When it comes to language learning, vocabulary is a different kind of monster. Instead of jumping out to scare you (like […]

85 tips for language learners

lovelybluepanda: You like a language, learn it. Don’t give up on learning it only because it’s not popular, “useful” or your friends don’t like it. Sticky notes, sticky notes everywhere. If you can’t remember a grammar rule or a word/structure, use sticky notes. Study daily, even if it’s for 5 min or less. Learn the first […]